Month: September 2019

There is no one way to be queer: Kentucky Lesbian couple tells all

McKenzie and Colby What does the word queer mean to you? M: I always thought of it as existing outside the heteronormative universe—with rules about the things you’re “supposed” to do. It’s marching to your own drum and being different while not having to worry about what society says you have to do at a …

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Climate change is important topic for this Queer Kentuckian

Casey What do you identify as? Why? Or why don’t you identify as anything?I am a non-binary lesbian because I personally do not subscribe to a male or female identity but sexually identify as lesbian. What does the word Queer mean to you?It means taking a weapon (a harmful word) from my oppressor and making …

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Study up and Vote y’all: Queer Kentucky Nov. Election Picks

by Ben Giehart As I’m sure most Kentuckians are well aware, Kentucky is a red state. There are exceptions of course. As a whole, big cities like Louisville and Lexington are decently progressive – as one might expect. There are pockets of other cities and towns littered throughout the state that harbor modern civil rights …

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Knox County trans woman stays true to self despite opposition

Lu Fields, Barbourville What do you identify as? Why? Or why don’t you identify as anything? I am a Proud Transgendered Woman from the small city called Barbourville in the County of Knox. What does the word Queer mean to you? Queer has many meanings to me as a Trans Woman who proudly fights for …

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